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Dance Teacher Mag Features Robin Becker’s Vietnam Adventure

Into Sunlight photo by John Maniaci
Dance Teacher Magazine

Dance Teacher magazine published a feature story about Robin Becker, associate professor of dance, and her original choreography, Into Sunlightbased on the award-winning book by David Maranisswhich recently toured select locations in Vietnam to commemorate the 20th anniversary of renewed diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the United States.

From September 22-30, Becker’s dance company performed in Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), sharing the stage with the Together Higher Dance Company of Hanoi.

Sharing in this adventure with Professor Becker were a number of Hofstra alumni who are also members of her dance company: Eddie Brito, Lisa Clementi, Chazz Fenner-McBride, Eileen Klugh, Nancy Louigene, Oisin Monaghan, Katherine Mayo, Nicole Sclafani, Julie Seal and Ricky Wenthen. Many of these dancers were part of the original Into Sunlight cast of when it premiered at Hofstra in 2011.

About the author

Ginny Greenberg

Ginny Greenberg is director of public relations and an alumna of Hofstra University.

Email her at prpgse@hofstra.edu .

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